It’s October…World Series Time!

Illustration by CF Payne                                                                                                        “Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.” — Ted Williams


Illustration by Rudy Gutierrez                                                                                                       “The way I figured it, I was even with baseball and baseball with me.  The game had done much for me, and I had done much for it.” — Jackie Robinson


Illustration by Maria Corte Maidagan                                                                                      “Poets are like baseball pitchers.  Both have their moments.  The intervals are the tough things.” — Robert Frost


Illustration by Gary Kelley                                                                                                        “The strongest thing that baseball has going for it today are its yesterdays.”                         — Lawrence Ritter


Illustration by Mark Summers                                                                                                 “Above anything else, I hate to lose.” — Jackie Robinson


Illustration by James Bennett                                                                                                        “A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings.”                           — Earl Wilson


Illustration by Mark T Smith                                                                                                             “I could have played another year, but I would have been playing for the money, and baseball deserves better than that.” — George Brett


Illustration by Bill Sanderson                                                                                               “Baseball is a fun game.  It beats working for a living.” — Phil Linz


Illustration by Guy Stauber                                                                                                              “If you go to a game nervous, you make a mistake.” — Miguel Cabrera


Illustration by Tim Bower                                                                                                      “There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens.” — Tommy Lasorda


Illustration by Ricardo Martinez                                                                                                       “In baseball, you don’t know nothing.” — Yogi Berra


Illustration by Paul Cox                                                                                                        “Baseball is like church.  Many attend few understand.” —Leo Durocher


Illustration by Thomas Ehretsmann                                                                                          “How you played in yesterday’s game is all that counts.” — Jackie Robinson


Illustration by Douglas Smith                                                                                                  “People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball.  I stare out the windown and wait for spring.” — Rogers Hornsby


Illustration by Ted Wright                                                                                                      “Baseball is an allegorical play about America, a poetic, complex, and subtle play of courage, fear, good luck, mistakes, patience about fate, and sober elf-esteem.”                     — Saul Steinberg


Illustration by Gregory Manchess                                                                                                “You see, you spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.  —Jim Bouton

Originally posted on Richard Solomon’s blog.

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